By Claudina Hannon
With so many pop culture inspirations from 2015, it can be difficult to narrow down your Halloween costume choices. But fear not, we’ve got you covered when it comes to makeup. You will find all kinds of female characters on our list – everything from glamorous pop stars, femme fatale characters and a new take on the classic Harley Quinn look.
Watch on YouTube: Taylor Swift “Bad Blood” Makeup Tutorial
Taylor Swift and her Squad looks extremely fierce in the “Bad Blood” music video. Complete the look by wearing a fitted black ensemble from head to toe, including heels, and don’t forget about the wavy fire red wig.
Watch on YouTube: AHS: Hotel “The Countess” Makeup Tutorial
Lady Gaga portrays a fashionable villainess in AHS: Hotel, making this a scary yet unique Halloween attire at any party. Complete the look by wearing a white suit and a blonde wig in a low bun.
Watch on YouTube: Game of Thrones: Daenerys Targaryen Makeup Tutorial
This “Mother of Dragons” is known for her braided long and almost white hair shade. In Game of Thrones, she keeps her makeup very subtle with more emphasis on soft earth tones. Complete the look by wearing a sleeveless long, flowy dress in light blue or cream and pair it with a few silver or gold bangles.
Watch on YouTube: Star Wars: Female Stormtrooper Makeup Tutorial
If you’re a Star Wars fan, you can find comfort in the fact that now there are female costumes from the movie other than the classic Princess Leia. This female Stormtrooper inspired makeup look is cool and modern. Complete the look by wearing the female stormtrooper costume with your hair pulled back so the focus is on your bold makeup.
Watch on YouTube: Jem and the Holograms Makeup Tutorial
Jem and the Holograms was an 80s rock girl band cartoon that all girls loved. Now that it’s being recreated as a movie this October, you can reconnect with your inner Jem fan through all the pink galore of the 80s found in this costume. Complete the look with a pastel pink wig, red star earrings and a short pink wrap dress to match.
Watch on YouTube: Suicide Squad “Harley Quinn” Makeup Tutorial
Although Suicide Squad isn’t coming out until 2016, this movie’s leading female character with a bad girl attitude is already generating social media buzz. Complete the look with a long platinum blonde wig, baseball shirt, matching shorts, combat boots and of course, a baseball bat.